Audio-Technica ATH-W5000Sony MDR-7550
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Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 vs Sony MDR-7550: 20 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
45000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
28000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
5Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
3Hz

3. weight

333g lighter.
340g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
7g

4. impedance

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
40Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
16Ohms

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sony MDR-7550
34% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
102dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
108dB/mW

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sony MDR-7550
72% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sony MDR-7550
25% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sony MDR-7550
32% have it

10. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sony MDR-7550
45% have it

11. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
53mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
16mm

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sony MDR-7550
76% have it

13. has an over-the-ear form

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sony MDR-7550
42% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sony MDR-7550
52% have it

15. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sony MDR-7550
31% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sony MDR-7550
41% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sony MDR-7550
63% have it

18. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sony MDR-7550
86% have it

19. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.6m

20. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Audio-Technica ATH-W5000
Sony MDR-7550
33% have it
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